But bands still revel in the thoughts of being in America's "supposed" elite musical organization.
Rush comment: "We are honored to be among the nominees for this year's Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame. We are especially thrilled for the many, many dedicated RUSH fans to whom this nomination is so very important."
The complete nominee list for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2013 are:
JOAN JETT AND THE BLACKHEARTS
THE PAUL BUTTERFIELD BLUES BAND
The 28th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held in Los Angeles at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, April 18, 2013. The show will be broadcast on HBO at a later date.